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Our Equity Framework

Equity Vision Statement

Our Compassionate School community will operate within a proactive system of support to promote a positive, inclusive culture with equity, respect, and dignity so we can thrive emotionally, socially, and academically.

A Look into our Equity Work

Community Events

  • Three-Part Community Viewing & Discussion of "13th" in February/March 2021
  • Race in Our Community: A Community Conversation in September 2020


Dane County Equity Consortium

Small Fire

  • Small Fire is a group of dedicated restorative justice practitioners offering a vision for just, equitable and effective work environments and communities.  SASD works with Small Fire to do just that.

Professional Development for Staff


As to 20-21 we will be having a 2 day training in July for our Equity Team leaders with the following outcomes: 

  1. Deepen connection as a professional learning community of equity leaders
  2. Increase capacity as Circle-keepers and equity leaders (attention to virtual context) in preparation for our first equity-focused professional learning experience of 2020-21 to take place the week of August 24
    1. Virtual Circles
    2. Learning objectives over the 6-7 all staff Circles / sessions throughout the year (90 minutes)
    3. Focus of equity team PLCs through year with the focused on preparing for upcoming equity-focused professional learning for all staff and Circle as a transformational process / art of Circle-keeping.
  3. Deepen understanding of the learning encompassed within 2020-21 equity-focused professional learning goals and objectives
  4. Setting and monitoring meaningful goals to advance equity


  • District-wide staff participated in a book study of So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Our PPG (Professional Practice Goal) is to increase understanding of our own racial identity, the history and role of race/racism in schools, institutional power, and structural oppression.
  • Beyond the Script is a document for recent articles and resources to support our equity mission shared with staff.

School Board Resolution

  • On July 20, 2020, our Board of Education approved and adopted a racial equity resolution.  Read the resolution here.

District Core Values

  • Excellence & Equity in Teaching & Learning
  • Respect & commitment to each other
  • Personal & Social Responsibility
  • Community Engagement
  • Sustainability of Resources
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